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About The Eye

Goharik's Story

She has talent, achievements and aspirations and she has lived with Glaucoma since the age of three. But her optimism and her perseverance have never let her down.

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Myopia, or nearsightedness, is a common vision problem affecting about 34% of the population.

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Which of the Middle Circles Looks Bigger?

Is There More Blue or More Red?

Are the Two Red Lines Parallel?

Eye Anatomy

The eye is a complex sensory organ specialized for the gathering of visual information and gives us the sense of sight, allowing us to learn more about the world than do any of our other five senses.

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An estimated 1.4 million children are blind, 320,000 of whom live in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Tsovinar's Story

Wounded and bleeding, Tsovinar left her dying brother in the field where the landmine had exploded. Seeking help, the little girl crawled slowly along the ground, somehow able to reach the iron fence that separated the field from the highroad.

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2010 – Blindness by gender:
55% Female, 34% Male

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Myth: Doing eye exercises will keep you from needing glasses.

Fact: Eye Exercises do not enhance or preserve vision or diminish the need for glasses. Your vision relies on the shape of your eyes, the health of your eye tissues, and many other factors, none of which can be appreciably altered with eye exercises.

Myth: Benjamin Franklin invented bifocals.

Fact: The English optician Samuel Pierce invented bifocals around 1775.

Myth: If you cross your eyes, they will stay that way.

Fact: Contrary to this old adage, your eyes will not stay crossed if you cross them.

Armenian Textiles

Few, if any, cultures can claim Armenia’s textile history — a continuous and consistent record of fine textile production from the first millennium B.D. to the present. Armenians today are blessed by the diversity and richness of a textile heritage passed on by thirty centuries of diligent practice, a tradition that was nearly destroyed by the 1915 genocide.

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